Australian government strips Norfolk Island of its licensing power

Norfolk Island has been stripped of its power to approve gaming licenses as well as renew existing ones by the Australian federal government. The decision comes shortly...

Ohio lawmakers look to video poker to raise revenues for education

Last week, many changes were made to the proposed budget for the state of Ohio, with one change involving video poker and racinos. Lawmakers are searching for...

Record-breaking Grand National action for OpenBet innovation

In the United Kingdom, the 170th running of the annual Grand National horse racing extravaganza took place over the weekend from the Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool with...

Standardbred breeders and owners will continue to fight for casino gaming in North Jersey

The Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey (SBOANJ) announced recently that its efforts to aid passage of the referendum to open two new casinos in...

Historic horse racing venues in Wyoming slowly rebuilding

After the decision by the Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission (PMC) in October 2015 to shut down all historic horse race terminals in the state, Wyoming Downs and Wyoming...

Emerald Downs to celebrate 20th anniversary this Monday

On June 20th back in 1996, Emerald Downs opened for the very first time with a full card of racing on the schedule. The opening of the...

Numbers down slightly for Hambletonian at Meadowlands Racetrack; push for casino referendum felt

About 20,000 braved the heat and the long betting lines on Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack to be a part of harness racing’s greatest day. The Hambletonian, which...

Tabcorp Holdings Limited’s plan to buy Tatts Group comes under scrutiny

In Australia, the national competition regulator has expressed concerns about Tabcorp Holdings Limited’s proposed $4.44 billion plan to buy rival Tatts Group due to the effect the...

Vietnam considers legalizing some forms of sportsbetting

As it works through the process of legalizing specific types of gambling, the government for Vietnam has announced plans to trial some forms of online and land-based...

Nyquist wins Kentucky Derby remaining undefeated in eight starts

The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby this past Saturday at Churchill Downs saw Nyquist, the heavy favorite of the race, earning the win. Ridden by Mario...

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